On this date in history..

On this date in history..
1680 – Pueblo Indians takes possession of Santa Fé from Spanish
1772 – King Gustav III completes his coup d’etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot
1863 – Raid at Lawrence KS by William “Bloody Bill” Quantrill
1888 – William Seward Burroughs patents adding machine
1922 – Curly Lambeau & Green Bay Football Club granted NFL franchise
1959 – Hawaii becomes 50th US state
1968 – Marine James Anderson Jr is 1st black Medal of Honor winner
1975 – US lightens trade embargo against Cuba
1988 – Cease fire between Iran & Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war
1995 – US marshals move in on Randy Weaver’s cabin in Idaho
1996 – Netscape Browser 3.0 is released
2001 – NATO decides to send a peace-keeping force to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia


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